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Oluwabunmi Dorcas Bakare; Babajide Mike Bakare – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
The core tool for measuring the sustainability of the Library and Information Science (LIS) discipline is the curriculum which has always been a source of concern within the Nigerian space. It was on this premise that the study systematically investigated the redesigning of LIS curriculum for sustainable environmental transformation among students…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Library Science, Library Education, Foreign Countries
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Alex H. Poole; Ashley Todd-Diaz – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This exploratory mixed-methods case study poses the following research question: How do adjunct instructors fit into the larger ecology of graduate archival education? We draw upon semi-structured interviews with 33 full-time, tenure-track faculty members from North American graduate archival programs to discern how adjunct instructors are…
Descriptors: Archives, Graduate School Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Mark Aaron Polger – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This qualitative study examines how academic librarians understand, conceptualize, and describe their teacher identity. The role of the academic librarian has greatly changed due to the advent of information technology. Traditionally, they were generalists, who were responsible for selecting and maintaining library collections. Academic librarian…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Information Literacy, Courses, Librarians
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Keren Dali; Deborah Charbonneau – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This article presents the Holistic Empowering Methodological Approach (HEMA), which is philosophically informed by the concept of diversity by design; epistemologically and methodologically guided by hermeneutic phenomenology; and supported by the method of qualitative survey combined with the Single Question Aimed at Inducing Narrative (SQUIN)…
Descriptors: Library Science, Doctoral Programs, Information Science Education, Doctoral Students
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Hashemian, Mohammadreza; Zare-Farashbandi, Firoozeh; Rahimi, Alireza; Yamani, Nikoo; Adibi, Peyman – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This study aims to identify the most important barriers in medical library and information sciences (medical LIS) education in Iran and to present suitable solutions to remove these barriers. In this qualitative study, data were gathered from semi-structured interviews with 18 medical LIS PhD students and then analyzed using a qualitative content…
Descriptors: Medical Libraries, Information Science Education, Barriers, Access to Education
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Shaghaghi, Mehdi; Hosseini, Mohammad H. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
In the present article, the educational needs of Iranian rural librarians are investigated. The rural libraries are the only cultural centers of rural communities, and the librarians of these libraries have limited contact with other librarians as well as professional communities. On the other hand, the rural library is one of the few institutions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Librarians, Educational Needs
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Pérez-Pulido, Margarita; González-Teruel, Aurora – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
In European universities, teaching ethics has acquired special relevance with the Bologna Process and changes in curriculum. In Spain, the White Book of the Degree in Information and Documentation incorporates ethics as a specific competence, through the combination of ethical, social, and legal content, as a transversal competence. In this…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Information Science Education, Foreign Countries
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Adetayo, Adebowale; Oladipo, Yetunde; Adeleke, Olateju; Odunewu, Abiodun – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This research explored how gamification addresses cataloguing and classification education difficulties in Nigeria. It illustrates how library schools may utilize gamification to improve students' teaching and learning experiences using technology. A comprehensive review of the literature was carried out. Literature discoveries were then utilized…
Descriptors: Gamification, Cataloging, Classification, Library Education
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Ren, Xiaoai; Alemanne, Nicole D.; Colson, Lenese M. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
According to the American Library Association (ALA), organizational sustainability requires social equity, and serving diverse populations is mandated in the ALA Library Bill of Rights and its Policy Manual on Diversity. Preparation to serve diverse and marginalized populations is a key ingredient in creating the type of resilient leaders needed…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Masters Degrees, Masters Programs
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Igere, Mercy A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
In recent times, there has been an observed stagnation of lecturers in terms of academic level growth and non-promotion, which is linked with publication output. This necessitated the investigation of LIS lecturers' publication output in universities in Nigeria. The descriptive design was adopted using an online questionnaire, which yielded 86…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Schools, College Faculty, Faculty Publishing
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Poole, Alex H.; Agosto, Denise; Lin, Xia; Yan, Erjia – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
This article argues for the usefulness of experiential learning as a vehicle for democratic civic engagement in North American library and information science programs. First, we explore the literature on service learning, traditionally the primary type of experiential learning in LIS. We define and provide historical context and scrutinize…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science Education, Service Learning, Experiential Learning
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de Alwis Jayasuriya, Gina; Riyaz, Aminath; Majid, Shaheen; Prabu, Nirmal – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Due to many factors, particularly developments in technology, LIS professionals need to continuously refresh and upgrade their knowledge and skills through participation in continuing professional development (CPD) activities. The objective of this pilot study was to understand LIS employees' perceptions, motivation, assessment, and preference for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Librarian Attitudes, Capacity Building, Professional Continuing Education
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Bayir, Didar – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
After spreading quickly around the world and causing the declaration of a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, COVID-19 has also forced educational institutions into lockdown around the world. They had to continue their activities through distance learning and online courses to cope with this pandemic outbreak. One of the…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Pandemics
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Baker-Gardner, Ruth – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Online education is gaining momentum as technology continues to have an impact on the teaching and learning process. As a result, many library schools are currently offering library and information science (LIS) education in blended and online modes. This preliminary research is an examination of graduate students' perception of a new online…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Library Education, Information Science Education, Electronic Learning
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Schuster, Kristen; Stewart, Kristine N. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
This paper discusses strategies for promoting literacy and metaliteracy development in international and multicultural classrooms. Drawing on the first author's observational research and the second author's expertise in metaliteracy, we present a case study of international postgraduate students in an interdisciplinary department. The authors…
Descriptors: Literacy, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Learner Engagement
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